Karen Black, well noted actress of films Easy Rider and Five Easy Pieces and Broadway's Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, will perform her solo cabaret of song and spoken word, A View of the Heart at the Plush Room Cabaret in San Francisco, November 14-24.
A View of the Heart , produced by Solo Mio and the Climate Theatre, includes readings from characters of American literature by authors such as Faulkner and Katherine Ann Porter, as well as music by the likes of Bessie Smith, David Bowie, and even Black herself.
In the 1995 Solo Mio festival, ...Heart's two SRO performances received rave reviews from San Francisco critics. The Plush Room engagement marks Solo Mio/Climate's first foray into off-site, year round programming. Danny Hoch is currently scheduled to perform his new show Evolution of a Home Boy early next year.
Performances of A View of the Heart run Wed-Sat 8pm; Fri-Sat 10pm and Sun 7pm. Tickets are $18-25 and are available by calling (415) 885-2800.
--By Blair Glaser